What is the opposite of incompetent?

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Adjective
Opposite of not having or showing the necessary skills to do something successfully
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Opposite of awkward, clumsy or socially inept
Adjective
Opposite of lacking initiative or strength of character
Adjective
Opposite of lacking strength of character
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by laziness, indolence, and a lack of ambition
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing laziness, disregard or negligence
Adjective
Opposite of not suitable or appropriate in the circumstances
Adjective
Opposite of unable to defend oneself or to act without help
Adjective
Opposite of lacking knowledge or understanding
“I felt we were well-informed and the points we made were based on sound logic.”
Adjective
Opposite of executed with a minimum of skill or ability
“Using advanced techniques in forensic science, the Met's crack squad of experts gets under the skin of some tough cold cases to discover the truth.”
Adjective
Opposite of crudely constructed, typically in a hasty or improvised manner
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of having no good qualities
Noun
Opposite of a person who does not succeed
“Having achieved most of my goals, I would consider myself a success.”
Noun
Opposite of someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
Noun
Opposite of a dishonest or careless person in business, especially an unqualified one
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